Nwilmingtn 35 17 52
Hofstra 21 40 61
Date of game: 2/8/2014

Recap: Hofstra vs. UNC-Wilmington

Hempstead, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Zeke Upshaw dropped in 16 points to help lead the Hofstra Pride to a 61-52 win over the UNC Wilmington Seahawks in Colonial Athletic Association action at the Mack Sports Complex.

Also scoring in double figures for the Pride (7-17, 3-6 CAA), as they snapped a five-game slide, were Jordan Allen and Dion Nesmith with 15 and 13 points, respectively, the former also clearing nine rebounds.

The Seahawks (6-18, 0-9), losers of 14 in a row, were paced by Freddie Jackson who tallied 15 points off the bench.

UNCW shot a sizzling 65.2 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-9 behind the 3-point line, in order to claim a 35-21 advantage at the break.

The Seahawks then led by as many as 15 points in the second half, but the squad converted a total of only five field goals in the period, allowing Hofstra to battle back and eventually move ahead for the win.

The Pride outscored the visitors at the charity stripe, 18-8.

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